A Bitter Pill

I taste Monsanto in my produce. My limes are too bitter, strong bitter. My cabbage boils two hours and it’s still rubbery. It’s taking forever to boil potatoes, so I’m not any more. My lettuce looks crisp on the outside and rotted in the middle. My tomato skins texture like plastic. My salad is gone,Continue reading “A Bitter Pill”

Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate 

Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The number of U.S. lawsuits brought against Bayer’s (BAYGn.DE) newly acquired Monsanto has jumped to about 8,000, as the German drugmaker braces for years of legal wrangling over alleged cancer risks of glyphosate-based weedkillers. Bayer had previously disclosed 5,200 such lawsuits against Monsanto, which itContinue reading “Bayer’s Monsanto faces 8,000 lawsuits on glyphosate “

Inside Monsanto’s campus where scientists are changing the way you eat

On a sprawling campus in California, Monsanto chips away at making a juicier melon, a shelf-stable onion, and a tomato that doesn’t go limp in shipment. Monsanto is no one-trick GMO pony. Founded in 1901, the agricultural biotech company has fueled innovations in herbicides, pesticides, and ever-controversial genetically modified crops (GMOs). But it may comeContinue reading “Inside Monsanto’s campus where scientists are changing the way you eat”